filing
I. noun Date: 14th century 1. an act or instance of using a file 2. a fragment rubbed off in filing <
iron filings
>
II. noun Date: 1712 1. an act or instance of filing something 2. a document filed

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  • filing — n 1: an act or instance of filing something 2: a document filed Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. filing …   Law dictionary

  • filing — UK US /ˈfaɪlɪŋ/ noun [U] ► the act of putting documents into files: »He went into the office on Sunday to do some filing. ► the act of officially recording something, for example, your accounts: »He was found guilty of assisting the filing of… …   Financial and business terms

  • filing — fíling m <N mn nzi> DEFINICIJA žarg. 1. posebno izražen smisao za što, osjećaj koji omogućuje brzo snalaženje i napredovanje u čemu; (imati) oko/uho za što [filing za tehniku; filing za jezike]; šesto čulo, smisao za što 2. glazb. a.… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Filing — Fil ing, n. A fragment or particle rubbed off by the act of filing; as, iron filings. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • filing — [fīl′iŋ] n. a small piece, as of metal, scraped off with a file usually used in pl. * * * fil·ing (fīʹlĭng) n. 1. The act or an instance of using a file. 2. A particle or shaving removed by a file: metal filings. * * * …   Universalium

  • filing — [fīl′iŋ] n. a small piece, as of metal, scraped off with a file usually used in pl …   English World dictionary

  • filing — noun Filing is used before these nouns: ↑cabinet, ↑clerk, ↑fee, ↑system Filing is used after these nouns: ↑bankruptcy …   Collocations dictionary

  • filing — n. storage of data to do filing * * * [ faɪlɪŋ] [ storage of data ] to do filing …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Filing — File File, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Filed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Filing}.] 1. To set in order; to arrange, or lay away, esp. as papers in a methodical manner for preservation and reverence; to place on file; to insert in its proper place in an arranged… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • filing — fil|ing [ˈfaılıŋ] n 1.) [U] the work of arranging documents in the correct ↑files 2.) filings [plural] small sharp bits that come off when a piece of metal is cut or ↑filed ▪ iron filings 3.) a document, report etc that is officially recorded ▪ a …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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